Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 3.9
Lexile Measure®: 520L
DRA: Not Available
Guided Reading: Not Available
- General Nonfiction
- Composers and Musicians
- Cause and Effect
- Drawing Conclusions and Making Inferences
- Musical Instruments
- Pride and Self-Esteem
About This Book-- Armstrong was featured in a special Arts & Leisure section of The New York Times on March 12th 2000.
-- Armstrong's story is more popular and important than ever! The New York Times states that "his centennial celebration will probably go on for two years...since it might take that long for people to begin to comprehend how extraordinary Armstrong actually was". -- Stanley Crouch. NYT, March 12, 2000
-- Louis Armstrong was the most influential musician of the Jazz Age and brought joy to millions!
-- Satchmo's Blues -- the story of Louis as a young boy -- is the perfect picture book to introduce children to Armstrong's music